Hungarian Jewish Community

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Jewish holiday Hanukkah marked in Hungary

The celebration of Hanukkah — the Festival of Light — goes back to the Jewish retaking of the Temple of Jerusalem from the Greeks in 165 BC.

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Hungarian Jews honored in Israel

209 members of the underground Zionist youth movements that operated during the second world war in Hungary have been honored.

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MEP: Jews in Hungary live in safety

Balázs Hidvéghi said although anti-Semitism in Europe’s western countries is growing, Jews in Hungary live in safety.

Feb 12, 2020